Archive: 16/06/2006

Random twist for storytelling

UQ software engineer Chooi Guan Lim has created a computer storytelling program that gives children a random, educational experience.

dateJun 16, 2006 in Software
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World's tallest woman leaves hospital

Chinese doctors report the world's tallest woman is walking again after spending a month in the hospital to treat complications of her gigantism.

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Where the brain organizes actions

Researchers have discovered that Broca's area in the brain--best known as the region that evolved to manage speech production--is a major "executive" center in the brain for organizing hierarchies of behaviors. Such planning ...

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Another grape excuse to hit the bottle

Scientists in Italy say they have discovered that the grapes used to make some of the most popular red wines contain high levels of the sleep hormone melatonin.

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Wariness of U.S. tech lag on the rise

In order to successfully compete with other nations in the 21st century, the United States must integrate the advancements of technology in to all public institutions, according to experts.

dateJun 16, 2006 in Other
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Public TV goes digital

Subscribers of Verizon's fiber-optic FiOS TV service will now have an option of high-definition public television.

dateJun 16, 2006 in Telecom
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